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Part of an ongoing study of human “extreme expertise”

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A staged reading of Quiero Volver will be performed on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 7:00pm in the Leslie Phillips Theater, Holyoke Community College. This performance is free and open to the public, and sponsored by Holyoke Community College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and Northampton Community Television. 

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All meetings Weds. at noon – 2:00 pm in Sage 4711 unless otherwise noted
The 2017 HASS Lunch and Learn Series will feature interesting and informative sessions for Faculty, Grads and
Staff including a meeting with Rensselaer Counseling Services, sessions exploring CONCUR, Procurement, Grant
Basics and Procedures, and a new HASS writing group. In conjunction with Art_X, there will also be a research
roundtable on Bio-Art Initiatives, and a Symposium on Music, Sound, and Mathematics. A light lunch will be offered
with the exception of the HASS writing groups, which will be “Brown Bag.”

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Dr. Heather Dewy-Hagborg (ARTS PhD 2016) on the cover of Leonardo Journal, with a top ranked Rensselaer PhD abstract!

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Speaker is Frank Lichtenberg, Courtney C. Brown Professor of Business, Columbia University Graduate School of Business

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Popular speaker series moves to Tuesdays at 4:00 pm in Sage 4711, except as noted

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Speaker is Frank Lichtenberg, Courtney C. Brown Professor of Business, Columbia University Graduate School of Business

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The EPA Summit is cross-disciplinary gathering bringing together artists, thinkers, scientists and others in the fields of urban ecology, art, dance, movement and performance to explore the possibility of embodied research, and the value of urban weeds as collaborators, guides and mentors. Co-hosted by Catherine Grau, Arts PhD student Ellie Irons, andrea haenggi, Christopher Kennedy, and the plants of 1067 Pacific Street.

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Please join us for food at the opening at the Shelnutt Gallery on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 from 3:00PM-4:30PM

This exhibition is about one man’s indenture on the Manor of Rensselaerwyck during the 1800’s up to a decade before the Civil War. 

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Rensselaer's writing and speaking center, the Center for Communication Practices (CCP), is open for the Fall 2017 semester.

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Popular speaker series moves to Tuesdays at 4:00 pm in Sage 4711, except as noted

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Grad student's work is "an unexpected marriage [of] socially engaged art and citizen science for youth outreach"

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"It's a small attempt to change a big problem, but being at the community level is where it happens best," says Kellogg, Radix's education director and co-founder

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Presitigous annual award for outstanding research paper is presented by American Sociological Association

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Association of Moving Image Archivists honors HASS faculty member for significant contributions to the field of media preservation and access

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Fall 2017 auditions will be held in West Hall room 206

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STS professor and addiction researcher offers views on treatment to website WalletHub 

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EMPAC Studio 2, Thursday evening, 6:00–8:00 pm

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Friday, May 12, 5:30 pm, at the Chapel + Cultural Center, 2125 Burdett Ave at Peoples

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Student Afro-Cuban percussion ensemble also performs May 6 in Troy, at Nine Steps Away to Africa

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Gamefest Expo Friday 4/28, 5:00–9:00 pm at Tech Valley Center of Gravity in Troy; Symposium Sat. 4/29 at Sage Labs 3303 on campus

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The School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences is seeking candidates for several Faculty positions.  Candidates must possess an appropriate terminal degree (e.g., PhD, DMA, MFA, or foreign equivalent) by the start of the appointment.  The positions will remain open until filled.  

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